digital adventures

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Lab Craft at the Barony Centre

shows and studios

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Winding back the clock a week or two… I did have the chance to visit a few shows in May, including the Duncan of Jordanstone degree show. Sadly, this year’s graduates are the last cohort who will have the chance … Read More

skiving in silk

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I’m currently in the middle of a conference for PhD students in OR, but I skived off this afternoon to go and see an exhibition at Nottingham Castle. There are actually three separate exhibitions happening together and all are about … Read More

oh my ears and whiskers

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I’m continuing to feel like the beleaguered white rabbit, as term time marches on and the undergraduates start turning in their assignments… This year I am part of the teaching team on a course which is new to me but … Read More

art-in-the-woods

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Skyping, art in the woods and a new pair of gloves. Oh, and it was our 23rd wedding anniversary. Yup, 23rd.

a find!

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I hadn’t come across sarah-marie belcastro or Carolyn Yackel before, but yesterday I stumbled over this book and simply had to buy it… It’s always good to enhance one’s modest library of temari books, but that is not really the … Read More

the accident of the little lid

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I’ve been letting my inner packaging nerd have its own way this evening. I need to wrap up Lava Flow in order to submit it on Friday, and the question of how best to do this has been preying on … Read More

jute

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There’s currently an exhibition of “21st century jute” at the Verdant Works. Verdant Works is a former mill turned museum of the jute industry and it’s a rather good one at that. So being on staycation this week, the Bookers … Read More

world atlas

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My atlas is a bit out of date. For instance, should one wish to look at a map of Kyrgyzstan*, one finds that Kyrgyzstan isn’t there — just the Kyrgyz SSR. And apparently it isn’t necessary to mark the boundaries … Read More

rats and cats

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Today craftscotland have posted a lovely set of photos of the Unite exhibition on flickr: you can find them all here. Evelyn expressed surprised at finding rats in the very first picture — they and their cousins the pigeons are … Read More

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